On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1933

Historical Events

  • American banks allowed to reopen after a government imposed bank holiday

Historic Event

Joseph Goebbels becomes Nazi Germany's Minister of Information and Propaganda

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Henry "Pee Wee" Gaskins, American serial killer (claimed to have murdered over 100 people), born in Florence County, South Carolina (d. 1991)
  • Frank H. Murkowski, American politician (U.S. Senator from Alaska, 1981-2002; Governor of Alaska, 2002-06), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Mike Stoller, American composer (Lieber & Stoller-Hound Dog, Charlie Brown), born in Belle Harbor, Queens, New York
1933 Highlights

About March 13, 1933

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces